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Cyprus: Turkish warships stopped rig, 'threatened force'

Added: 23.02.2018 13:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cyprus' energy minister says Turkish warships "threatened to use force" to stop a renewed attempt by a rig to reach an area off the east Mediterranean island nation where Italian company Eni was scheduled to drill for gas.


Turkey says won’t allow ‘one-sided’ gas search off Cyprus

Added: 22.02.2018 14:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's energy minister says his country won't allow Cyprus' government to carry out a "unilateral" gas search off the east Mediterranean island. Berak Albayrak told an energy forum in Istanbul on Thursday that Turkey will block an offshore hydrocarbon search as long as there isn't an accord to reunify ethnically split ...]

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[Ticker] Irregular migration into EU drops to four-year low, says Frontex

Added: 21.02.2018 7:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Irregular border crossings into the EU dropped to a four-year low in 2017, the EU border agency Frontex on Tuesday. In total 204,700 detections were recorded in 2017. Frontex assisted more than 14,000 returns last year, the report said. The Mediterranean routes remain the most active path for illegal crossing of the EU external borders, but also one of the most dangerous for migrants.

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Air Malta offers three new connections from London Southend

Added: 20.02.2018 18:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

London Southend Airport has launched three new Mediterranean routes – Malta, Sardinia, and Sicily – providing even more choice for passengers this summer.


Adults Only Costa Brava 4* half board holiday 7nts from £275pp - incl. flights & top-rated hotel

Added: 17.02.2018 15:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ahoy mateys! We've just spotted this super chic Costa Brava holiday placing you at the top-rated 4* Delamar, offering a stylish Adults Only haven in Lloret de Mar mixing Cuban and Mediterranean influences close to the beach. Half board is included in this holiday and we found great rates spanning April - June 2018 with…

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Exploring Palermo, Sicily – cooking with the Duchess

Added: 16.02.2018 8:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

Palermo is the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, which sits nestled in the glistening Mediterranean just off the “toe” of Italy’s “boot.” Palermo itself is home to Byzantine mosaics, frescoed cupolas, Arabesque domes, Italy’s biggest opera house and an increasing number of new-school eateries and bars. Flamboyant and feisty, up-and-coming yet still remaining...

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Celebrity Unveils New Discovery Collection

Added: 15.02.2018 8:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

From an exclusive tour of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, to a private limoncello tasting in Malta, Celebrity Cruises’ new Celebrity Discovery Collection opens up the world for intimate groups of curious travellers through carefully curated shore excursions. The first tours in the growing collection will be offered in the Western Mediterranean, with more tours being added...

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Casa ECS / Giuseppe Gurrieri Studio

Added: 14.02.2018 9:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Casa ECS, with its special laboratory for artists, rises in Sicily on an area of a high environmentally-friendly allure within the city of . Thanks to the natural configuration of the territory it is possible to appreciate the gentle slope of the land towards the Mediterranean sea: a series of terraces, retained by dry stone walls, with olive and carob trees growing up on them, fades beyond the horizon. The project was realised following the principles of a low environmental impact intervention on the territory, clearly visible in the choice of adapting the building to the natural area and in the energy-saving study carried out.


[Ticker] Spike in migrant arrivals to Italy, says Frontex

Added: 14.02.2018 7:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

The EU's border and coastguard agency, Frontex, said on Tuesday that around 4,800 arrived in Italy from the north African coast in January, or "double the figure from the previous month", but broadly in line with January of last year. Most making the crossing came from Eritrea, followed by Pakistan and Tunisia. Frontex has also detected "an increase in the number of Libyans making their way across the Mediterranean".

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